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What’s the Deal By Daniel Lesser
Daniel Lesser, president and CEO, LW Hospitality Advisors, New York City

 

July 05, 2018 | Hotels never stabilize

June 25, 2018 | U.S.-Canada trade fight would hurt both countries

June 18, 2018 | When is the next recession?

May 02, 2018 | The unintended impact of New York City’s M1 amendment

April 11, 2018 | Modular buildings hitting their stride in hospitality

March 28, 2018 | Keeping ground leases on solid economic footing

March 22, 2018 | Brand.com campaigns work, but keep up vigilance on OTAs

March 09, 2018 | Live like a local — or enjoy the standards of a hotel

March 01, 2018 | The Amazon effect: Careful what you wish for

February 15, 2018 | How the industry should respond to OTAs' new challenge

January 24, 2018 | Beware the limitations of hotel cap rates

January 10, 2018 | What a deal!

December 04, 2017 | Dear Airbnb…

October 23, 2017 | A supersonic threat to the lodging industry

October 09, 2017 | The demise of telecommuting?

October 02, 2017 | No such thing as a free amenity

September 18, 2017 | Doing the right thing

September 04, 2017 | Once again, Houston’s time has arrived

August 24, 2017 | Price erosion in New York’s hotel market

July 31, 2017 | Are Amazon Hotels coming?

July 17, 2017 | How’s the U.S. hotel industry doing? A SWOT analysis

July 03, 2017 | We the people (and our Twitter feeds)

June 28, 2017 | More hotel brands – really?

June 09, 2017 | State of the union

May 01, 2017 | Hotels for the homeless in NYC

April 27, 2017 | My response to the Airbnb-AH&LA flap

April 10, 2017 | Time to boycott vacations to the U.S.?

February 14, 2017 | Shatterproof

February 13, 2017 | Sales price versus market value

January 30, 2017 | Global warming

January 05, 2017 | Airlines generate revenue, hotels miss opportunities

January 03, 2017 | Rising interest rates and inflation

December 15, 2016 | Monopoly

November 23, 2016 | An inflection point in New York City

November 16, 2016 | The U.S. presidential election is finally over!

October 24, 2016 | Sum of the parts = greater than the whole?

September 26, 2016 | Autonomous vehicles: Impact on hotels?

September 01, 2016 | The reverse auction

August 25, 2016 | Scary headlines

August 18, 2016 | Been there, done that, doing it again

August 11, 2016 | Collusion and fixed pricing (part II)

July 25, 2016 | Waldorf Astoria New York: The ongoing saga

July 12, 2016 | Brexit: What will be the impact?

June 30, 2016 | Price correction (part II)

May 18, 2016 | I, too, will never retire

April 25, 2016 | Collusion and price fixing

April 11, 2016 | Price correction

April 04, 2016 | The bidding war

March 21, 2016 | Nickel and diming, part II

March 03, 2016 | Continually evolving highest and best use of real estate

February 25, 2016 | Airbnb’s impact on the hotel industry

February 18, 2016 | Capital markets volatility

January 22, 2016 | Nickel and diming

January 07, 2016 | Interest rates and property values

November 30, 2015 | Professional services: Caveat emptor

November 27, 2015 | What is the cap rate?

November 19, 2015 | The BIG deal

November 12, 2015 | Is Airbnb a criminal enterprise?

September 24, 2015 | Be vigilantly aware of new supply

September 11, 2015 | I knew

August 17, 2015 | Is it time to sell?

August 13, 2015 | Off market does not equal below market

August 04, 2015 | An auction is not a steal

July 08, 2015 | Rising hotel property taxes

June 30, 2015 | Lax underwriting standards

June 08, 2015 | Approaching the peak?

May 27, 2015 | NYC hotel-to-residential conversions face holdup

May 18, 2015 | Reminder: Hotels are long-term investments

May 05, 2015 | Brand overload

April 15, 2015 | Don’t judge a lodging asset by its price in relation to replacement cost

March 23, 2015 | Today’s U.S. lodging market: Rerun or season premiere?